What is a Cation?

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Document ID TE1594

Published Date

Published Date 27/05/2017
Question
What is a Cation?
Summary
What is a Cation?
Answer
A cation is a positively charged ion. Examples: ferric iron (Fe+3), ferrous iron (Fe+2), hexavalent chromium (Cr+6), hydrogen (H+), potassium (K+), sodium (Na+).